Thank you to http://www.jumbledwriter.com/2013/01/20/very-inspiring-blogger-award-apparently-not-a-joke/ who has nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger award. I’m so glad JW has found my blog inspiring. Since I’m an amateur writer, I feel somewhat honored to have this award nomination. … More An Award Winning Site?
When we’re accustomed to living broken lives, how do we learn to make healthy choices? I began by evaluating each area of my life and asking myself and God if the situation was the best God had for me. At that particular time. In that exact way. Until then, I hadn’t been in the habit … More Getting Well Part 3 – The Choices We Make
My “practice” novel is almost to the midway point. I’ve been slogging through the past few chapters of A Voice from the Past as my characters face some emotional changes. They seem true to life in their expressions and quandaries, but somehow, at least to me, I want more from them. More action, more depth, … More What Would My Characters Do?
We’re ready for the good God has, but depression blankets us in darkness. What’s up? I learned that when I felt confused or depressed, it meant I was striving to figure things out so I could get them back into my control. For me, depression often comes as the result of knowing a particular direction … More Getting Well Part 2 – What’s Up With This Depression??
After a few trusted author sources recommended I find an agent, I began the search last month. I printed a list of recommended literary agencies off Michael Hyatt’s website, and proceeded to examine each agency website. Thoroughly. Even though I’m not exactly sure what I’m looking for. I pray as I search, so I guess … More Finding an Agent
So you want to get well. Now what? From the moment I answered God’s question affirmatively, my life became one revelation after another. Suddenly, I saw wounded places in my heart that I had never noticed before. I had a new understanding about my abuse and recognized the truth that God was showing me. I … More Getting Well Part 1
Sometimes our pain and brokenness feels safer than the prospect of healing. There’s a story in the Bible about a crippled man. He spent his life reclining next to a pool of healing, but had never been able to make it into the pool. “When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he had … More Do You Want to Get Well?